There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Thermopílai by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Ic 58 / ...

$41 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus Ilias Travel  •  3 h 44 min

$36 - $42

2 alternative options

Bus KTEL Fthiotidos  •  3 h 13 min

$43 - $49

Drive  •  2 h

  1. 122.6 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Thermopílai, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Thermopílai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, KTEL Fthiotidos operates a bus from Athens to Thermopílai hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Amfíkleia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$10 - $14
First Class
$13 - $17
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Thermopílai is 137 km. The road distance is 196 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Thermopílai is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Thermopílai is to drive which takes 2 h and costs 25€ - 40€.

It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Athens to Thermopílai, including transfers.